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Macdonald family papers, [ca. 1848-1917]
BANC MSS 75/132 cp Box 1; BANC MSS 75/132 cp Box 2; BANC MSS 75/132 cp v.1
Collection Overview

Title:

Macdonald family papers, [ca. 1848-1917]

Creator/Contributor:

McDonald family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Macdonald, Alexander Davidson, 1830-1901, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Macdonald Agnes Branks, 1841-

Creator/Contributor:

Macdonald, Sibyl Elsbeth, 1876-

Creator/Contributor:

Macdonald, Robert B.

Creator/Contributor:

Tolmie, William Fraser., Correspondent.

Abstract:

Mainly letters from Alexander Davidson Macdonald re his experiences as a banker in Victoria, B.C. in the 1860's, with mention of mining, and later as storekeeper for George Hearst in Lead, S.D., 1882-1883; letters to him, including one from William Frazer Tolmie; account book for his hardware store in Dixon, Calif., 1886-1887; correspondence and papers of his wife, Agnes (Branks) Macdonald, and of their children, Sibyl Elspeth and Robert B., containing some genealogical information on the family.

Date:

1848 (issued)

Subject:

Hearst, George -- 1820-1891
Mines and mineral resources -- Canada
Banks and banking -- British Columbia
Victoria (B.C.)
Dixon (Calif.) -- Business
Lead (S.D.)

Note:

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library. (BANC PIC 1975.059--ALB).

Physical Description:

2 boxes, 1 v.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 75/132 cp Box 1
BANC MSS 75/132 cp Box 2
BANC MSS 75/132 cp v.1

Origin:

California

Related Item:

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.